Docker Glossary Terms

Docker Glossary: Terms Every Docker Admin Should Know

Here’s a short list of Docker glossary terms worth knowing. As Docker containers have became widespread, so has a unique set of terms related to creating, deploying and administering containers. If you ...
Docker Containers Worth the Risk

Are Docker Containers Worth the Risk? Here’s How to Decide

Docker containers reduce some of the risks of application deployment. But they also add new ones. Assessing the extent to which Docker can reduce your application’s net risk is a key step ...
When Not to Use a Container Orchestrator

When Not to Use a Container Orchestrator

Everyone likes to talk about Kubernetes, the container orchestrator. We spend less time, however, discussing whether there is a reason to use Kubernetes or another orchestrator in the first place for a ...
AWS Fargate

AWS Fargate: What It Is, and Why It Matters

Late last year, Amazon Web Services (AWS) quietly launched Fargate, a new cloud-based container service. What does Fargate do, and is it right for your containers? Let’s take a look. To date, ...
Companies Driving Innovation

5 Companies Driving Innovation in the Containers Market

Which companies are shaping the future of containers? Some names are obvious, and some less so. Here’s a short list of companies that are currently most influential in the container market. As ...
How Docker Changed Linux Admins' Lives

How Docker Changed Linux Admins’ Lives

One way of measuring Docker’s impact is to consider which IT Ops problems have become irrelevant thanks to containers. The yum versus apt debate is one such problem that admins no longer ...
| | APT, docker, linux, yum
Being Cloud-Native

What Do Containers Have to Do with Being Cloud-Native, Anyway?

“Cloud-native” is a term you frequently hear during conversations about containers. What does it mean, and what does it have to do with containers? Let’s take a look. In a simple sense, ...
Imagining a World Without Docker

DevOps and Containers: Imagining a World Without Docker

What would DevOps look like if Docker didn’t exist? As we mark the fifth anniversary of Docker, that’s a question worth asking. Here are some thoughts on how very different the world ...
Docker on Your Linux Desktop

4 Reasons to Use Docker on Your Linux Desktop

Most Docker use cases involve deploying applications on servers. But Docker also can be a great tool for a desktop Linux system. Here’s why. I know: Most folks don’t use desktop Linux. Even ...
Docker Container Projects

3 Silly Docker Container Projects

A Docker container can support a wide variety of use cases—including some that are just plain silly. Here’s a look at examples of just-for-fun or experimental projects that you probably don’t expect ...
| | containers, docker
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